The Tigers won twice as many football games as they lost. They played 96 games. How many games did the win?
They Tigers won 64 games.
Let's call the games the Tigers won
With the information provided in the question we can write two equations we can solve using substitution:
Because we know they played 96 games we know we can add the wins and losses to equal 96:
And, because we know they won twice as many games as they lost we can write:
Because the second equation is already in terms of
We can now substitute